The Information Commissioners’ Office (ICO) is to talk to Meta about how its virtual reality (VR) business Oculus complies with the regulator’s “children’s code”. The code aims to ensure that online services likely to be accessed by children are appropriate for their use.  A campaign group recently found evidence ofContinue Reading

People are spending an average of 4.8 hours a day on their mobile phones, according to app monitoring firm App Annie. In 2020, UK regulator Ofcom found similar amounts of time spent, although its research included watching TV. App Annie’s report indicates that apps were downloaded 230 billion times in 2021, whileContinue Reading

Tesla Inc (TSLA.O) on Sunday reported record quarterly deliveries that far exceeded Wall Street estimates, riding out global chip shortages as it ramped up China production. It was the sixth consecutive quarter that the world’s most valuable automaker posted record deliveries. Tesla, led by billionaire CEO Elon Musk, delivered 308,600 vehicles inContinue Reading

Honeywell claims it has built the most powerful quantum computer ever. Honeywell, a company best known for making control systems for homes, businesses and planes, claims to have built the most powerful quantum computer ever. Other researchers are sceptical about its power, but for the company, it is a stepContinue Reading

Bahrain International Airport (BIA) is rolling out additional health and safety measures to protect the wellbeing of passengers and staff at the terminal, said a report citing an announcement from Bahrain Airport Company (BAC). The CAA guidelines are in line with the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO latest guidelines forContinue Reading

‘Possibility of life’: scientists map Saturn’s exotic moon Titan Scientists on Monday unveiled the first global geological map of Saturn’s moon Titan including vast plains and dunes of frozen organic material and lakes of liquid methane, illuminating an exotic world considered a strong candidate in the search for life beyondContinue Reading

Emerging markets need more say on digital currencies Governments in emerging markets must have greater say in the regulation of digital currencies that could facilitate illegal capital flows and disrupt foreign exchange management, a senior official of China’s foreign exchange regulator said on Monday. China has signalled it is activelyContinue Reading